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A Father's Legacy
by Michael C. Keith

Ever since he saw Psycho when he was a kid, Monroe has locked the door to the bathroom. He knows it’s silly, especially since his wife and kids are generally in the house, but he can’t break the 40-year long habit. He keeps a wary eye out for shadows beyond the shower curtain and listens for any suspicious sounds. Because he is in a hurry one day, he fails to bolt the bathroom door. As he’s lathering up, he notices a shadow moving swiftly in his direction. He gives out a blood-curdling scream and leaps through the vinyl curtain landing on the intruder. Now his son locks the bathroom door when he takes a shower.